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ASUS Transformer Prime GPS dongle is free – won’t work with keyboard dock

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS dongle is free – won’t work with keyboard dock

Remember all the talk about the poor GPS and WiFi in the ASUS Transformer Prime quad-core Android tablet? Well apparently ASUS has decided to make right with all the early adopters and loyal customers by provided a free GPS dongle that will enhance performance for those in need. We reported leaks on the module earlier this morning, but now ASUS has made it official.

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Telenav touts Scout for 2012 GPS market growth

Telenav touts Scout for 2012 GPS market growth

Today Telenav announced that they're doing quite well, hitting 27 million paid subscribers globally with free subscriptions numbering at 3.3 million as of this quarter. Telenav navigation has had its revenue grow from $12.5 million to $15 million to $35.5 million in the years 2009, 2010, and 2011 - a healthy set of jumps indeed. With a strategy to work with consumers "Everywhere Everyday" as well as to attack "Everything Local," Telenav is set to bring Scout (newly updated) and the rest of their GPS-based services to the USA and areas across the earth in an ever-expanding way through the future.

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Speed for iPad drops with Retina quality upgrade

Speed for iPad drops with Retina quality upgrade

There's a brand new upgrade for the best-selling speedometer iPhone application, redesigned fully for the new iPad with a new interface as well as high-definition Retina-quality graphics. This app is made for you to be able to get an alternate look at your iPad-found numbers from its speedometer, odometer, and compass. The developers of the app, High Caffeine Content, have created a whole new user interface here that takes full advantage of not only the sharpness of the new iPad, but the entire space they're afforded here as well.

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Asus offers Transformer Prime owners hardware GPS fix

Asus offers Transformer Prime owners hardware GPS fix

A lot of owners of the Asus Transformer Prime Android tablet are complaining when it comes to seeing GPS satellites, the tablet is seriously lacking. Asus has tried to address the poor GPS performance with OTA software updates but has been unable to completely fix the issue. It appears Asus is ready to give up on software fixes, and offer some hardware to remedy the issue.

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TomTom sat-nav units afflicted with leap year GPS bug

TomTom sat-nav units afflicted with leap year GPS bug

While technology can help to make our lives easier, it can also be extremely frustrating when things stop working. Some TomTom satellite navigation systems have reportedly been affected by a bug that renders them useless. TomTom say that the units are affected by a leap year bug embedded in the software, and that they’re working on a fix.

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Garmin Approach S3 golf watch aims to improve your game

Garmin Approach S3 golf watch aims to improve your game

Maybe you’re Tiger Woods. Maybe you’re not Tiger Woods, but just really like golf. Not only that, you actually enjoy playing golf. But something has been stopping you from getting the most out of the game. You need to find and bring that technology angle to the sport to help you be the very best, like no one ever was. Garmin has seemingly solved the problem. They’ve announced the Approach S3 golf watch, including a myriad of features to help you not only win the game, but also at life.

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TeleNav Scout for Apps brings web-based HTML 5 navigation to light

TeleNav Scout for Apps brings web-based HTML 5 navigation to light

This week the folks at TeleNav have brought forth their newest force in GPS navigation: Scout with HTML 5 powered web-based navigation. This system will allow users to navigate the United States without downloading an application and will allow users to continue turn-by-turn navigation and directions without leaving the application they're in. Voice-guided navigation was never easier for users now with app developers on the cuff of innovation, thanks to TeleNav!

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I Cheat at Foursquare

I Cheat at Foursquare

My name is Philip Berne, and I cheat at Foursquare. I’m unrepentant and I have no remorse for my behavior. I will not stop, even now that my secret is out. What are you going to do about it?

I check into places I have not been. Sometimes, those places are far away from where I’m sitting. Before I ever visited Good 2 Go Taco, I checked in there on Foursquare. I was more than 10 miles away at the time. I did it to needle my boss, who was mayor of the joint at the time. I was threatening to steal all of his mayorships from him, and I knew that Good 2 Go was his most prized mayoral possession.

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